Instrumentation and Experimental Procedures

  • Thomas A. Carlson
Part of the Modern Analytical Chemistry book series (MOAC)


It shall be the guiding purpose of this chapter to answer the question: What do I, as an experimentalist, need to get my job done? The answer to this question is indeed one of the overriding goals of the whole book, but in this chapter we shall concentrate our attention on the technical aspects of the problem. We shall first break down the basic operations of an electron spectrometer into their various components and discuss for each element the different ways in which the operation can be accomplished, and which of the ways is preferable in terms of results desired and cost, both in time and money. What can and cannot be done will be indicated, and at the conclusion I shall do some crystal-ball-gazing into what one might expect for the future in the way of new equipment and techniques.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas A. Carlson
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  1. 1.Oak Ridge National LaboratoryUSA

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